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Fatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai
     Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in Tin Shui Wai today (April 24) in which a man died.

     At 6.35pm, Police received a report that a man was trapped between a medium goods vehicle (MGV) linked with a container trailer and some water tanks behind the MGV.

     Police officers sped to the scene. The 67-year-old man was rescued by firemen. Sustaining multiple injuries, the man was certified dead at scene.

     Initial investigation revealed that the man parked a MGV linked with a container trailer on a slope near Fung Kong Tsuen Road at about 2.40pm. After he alighted from the MGV, it reportedly rolled backward, knocked over him and crashed into some water tanks behind. He was trapped between the MGV and the water tanks.

     Investigation by the Special Investigation Team of Traffic, New Territories North is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers at 3661 3800.
Ends/Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Issued at HKT 23:26
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